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Autograph (Assyriology)

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Autograph (Assyriology)

An autograph in Assyriology is the hand-copy of a cuneiform clay-tablet. Producing an autograph is often the first step of a tablet's archaeological interpretation and the autograph is frequently the authoritative form that is published as source material. Autographing the text is followed by transliteration, transcription and translation.


Hayes, John L. (2000). A Manual of Sumerian Grammar and Texts. Aids and Research Tools in Ancient Near Eastern Studies (Second revised ed.). Malibu: Undena Publications. . 

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